kappen

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See also: Kappen and käppen

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kappen c

  1. singular definite of kappe

Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch cappen. Related with English chop. Further origin unsettled. The slang sense may have a distinct (unknown) etymology

Verb[edit]

kappen

  1. (transitive) To cut hair and model it
  2. (transitive) To chop, as with an ax
  3. (transitive) To cut down, fell (e.g. a tree)
  4. (figuratively) (in kappen op ...) (intransitive) To criticize
  5. (colloquial) (intransitive) To cease, give up, stop
  6. (slang) To talk; notably
    1. (intransitive) To plead
    2. (transitive) To speak (a) slang
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kappen (weak)
infinitive kappen
past singular kapte
past participle gekapt
infinitive kappen
gerund kappen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular kap kapte
2nd person sing. (jij) kapt kapte
2nd person sing. (u) kapt kapte
2nd person sing. (gij) kapt kapte
3rd person singular kapt kapte
plural kappen kapten
subjunctive sing.1 kappe kapte
subjunctive plur.1 kappen kapten
imperative sing. kap
imperative plur.1 kapt
participles kappend gekapt
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kappen

  1. Plural form of kap (senses hood etc.)

Verb[edit]

kappen

  1. (transitive) To fit (someone) with a (fabric) hood, cap etc.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To trick (someone), play a prank on ...
  3. (transitive) To dress, fit with a hairstyle or headdress
  4. (transitive) To cover (something) with a (heavy) hood, casing etc.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kappen (weak)
infinitive kappen
past singular kapte
past participle gekapt
infinitive kappen
gerund kappen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular kap kapte
2nd person sing. (jij) kapt kapte
2nd person sing. (u) kapt kapte
2nd person sing. (gij) kapt kapte
3rd person singular kapt kapte
plural kappen kapten
subjunctive sing.1 kappe kapte
subjunctive plur.1 kappen kapten
imperative sing. kap
imperative plur.1 kapt
participles kappend gekapt
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

kappen

  1. (transitive) To young, notably have piglets
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kappen (weak)
infinitive kappen
past singular kapte
past participle gekapt
infinitive kappen
gerund kappen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular kap kapte
2nd person sing. (jij) kapt kapte
2nd person sing. (u) kapt kapte
2nd person sing. (gij) kapt kapte
3rd person singular kapt kapte
plural kappen kapten
subjunctive sing.1 kappe kapte
subjunctive plur.1 kappen kapten
imperative sing. kap
imperative plur.1 kapt
participles kappend gekapt
1) Archaic.
Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kappen (etymology 1).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkapən/, [ˈkapən], [ˈkapm̩]

Verb[edit]

kappen ‎(third-person singular simple present kappt, past tense kappte, past participle gekappt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to cut down so as to make unusable; to cut off; to interrupt
    Die zurückziehenden Truppen hatten Befehl, alle Strommasten zu kappen.
    The withdrawing troops had been commanded to cut down all utility poles.

Conjugation[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kappen m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of kappe